Solanum melongena L.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 162

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.102.24380

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scientific name

Solanum melongena L.
status

 

Solanum melongena L. 

Names.

Myanmar: kayan, sin-kayan. English: eggplant.

Range.

Africa and Asia. Widely cultivated in many countries.

Uses.

Leaf: Employed as a narcotic and as a stimulant.

Notes.

Medicinal uses of this species in India are discussed in Jain and DeFilipps (1991). Indigenous medicinal uses of this species in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India) are described by Dagar and Singh (1999). Medicinal uses of this species in China are discussed by Duke and Ayensu (1985).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Solanum